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Canadian General Investments (CGI)

Business description

CGI's investment objective is to provide better-than-average returns to investors by investing in a diversified portfolio of Canadian corporations. It aims to achieve this through prudent security selection, timely recognition of capital gains/losses and the selection of appropriate income-generating investments.

Stock data

Market cap.C$500.7m
Last closeC$24.00
High / Low (52 weeks)C$26.2 / C$22.5
Stock market listingLN, CN
Forecast net debt (m)N/A
Forecast gearing ratio (%)N/A
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Company news

Investment summary

Canadian General Investments (CGI) is a Canadian investment corporation, providing investors with a broad exposure to primarily Canadian, but also selected US, equities. Manager Greg Eckel suggests the company may be considered a ‘one-stop shop’ for investment in Canada. CGI has a positive investment track record; it has outperformed its benchmark S&P/TSX Composite index over one, three, five and 10 years, and over much longer time periods. More recent performance has benefited from a repositioning of the portfolio at the beginning of 2016, which included increasing the materials exposure. Total annual distributions have remained stable for the last six years, but the manager is hopeful that annual dividends can increase in the future. CGI has a dividend yield of 3.4% (including a 4c special dividend).

Last updated on 25/04/2018

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Executive interview - Canadian General Investments

Key management

Vanessa L. Morgan, Chairman
Jonathan A. Morgan, President and CEO

Company address

10 Toronto Street
Toronto
ON
M5C 2B7
Canada
416-366-2931
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